To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department spent on (a) management and (b) other consultancy fees in each year since 2017.
29 June 2022
The Department maintains a central record of overall Consultancy expenditure although not by the categories referenced in the right hon. Member's question. The Department discloses this expenditure as part of our Annual Report and Accounts (ARAC) and for ease of reference the values reported for all Consultancy since 2016 are as follows:
FY2020-21 £109.668 million [ARAC 20/21 page 171]
FY2019-20 £98.080 million [ARAC 20/21 page 171]
FY2018-19 £116.914 million [ARAC 19/20 page 126]
FY2017-18 £49.955 million [ARAC 18/19 page 147]
FY2016-17 £60.500 million [ARAC 16/17 page 113]